Suddenly, the child spins around looking panicked as he clutches his throat in distress in front of a crowd of people.
Luckily a bystander realised the terrified youngster’s peril and alerted his dad.
Rushing over the dad, dressed in black and wearing a cowboy hat, firmly starts smashing his son on the back to dislodge the snack.
The child looked around panicked after the food stuck in his throat
The dad was in complete shock after
Concerned people started gathering around as the piece of good is still stuck after several attempts to dislodge it.
Keeping calm, the dad increases the power of his strike, until the boy finally manages to spit out the snack.
The distressing scenes were captured on camera by Damien, from Pasadena, Texas.
Saying the pair seemed upset after the fright, he said: "The dad was in complete shock after.
The hero dad managed to dislodge the snack
"Everyone was, nobody could believe what they had seen.
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"It was incredibly distressing.
"I'm just glad the boy was okay, it could've been a lot worse.
"He was very upset as he walked away with his dad, we were just all relieved that he walked away safely."